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The location of Johnson Cemetery









A visit to the Johnson Cemetery ...

The location of the Johnson Cemetery has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Introduction ...

We have organized the cemeteries in our Gazetteer based on a problem that we had while working on our own genealogy. We found an ancestor that we believed to have been buried in one cemetery was actually buried elsewhere. We discovered that his burial had been refused at the last moment and the family had scrambled to make new arrangements. By looking at nearby cemeteries, the surrounding communities and in newspapers of the period, we were finally able to locate his burial site. Should you find yourself in the same situation, we hope that our Gazetteer helps you discover your lost ancestor.

This page contains six sections:

The Location of the Johnson Cemetery ...

The Johnson Cemetery is located in Tangipahoa Parish.

The parish seat for Tangipahoa Parish is located in Amite City. Amite City lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the north northwest of the Johnson Cemetery [Map].

We are using the following GPS coordinates (latitude and longitude) for the Johnson Cemetery

Lat:   30.5749°   (30° 34' 29")

Lon:   -90.4248°   (-90° 25' 29")

Note: The GPS location that we are using for the Johnson Cemetery can be traced back to the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)

List of the closest cemeteries ...

We know of 32 cemeteries that are within Less than 2 miles of the Johnson Cemetery. The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.

All of the following cemeteries are located in Tangipahoa Parish.

Arnold Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south (S) of the Johnson Cemetery

Bankston Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Barnett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Bennett Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Colonial Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Cooper Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north (N) of the Johnson Cemetery

Ford Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Garahy Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Greenfield Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2273911<3>

Hayden Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Henen Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Hoffman Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Hoover Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Hutchinson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west (W) of the Johnson Cemetery

Joiner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #67910

Joiner Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies Less than 2 miles to the east northeast (ENE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Lanier Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Loranger Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the north (N) of the Johnson Cemetery

Lynne Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the north northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Martin Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the west southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Mt. Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Narretto Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Neal Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the east northeast (ENE) of the Johnson Cemetery

New Beaula Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Reid Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east (E) of the Johnson Cemetery

Robertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the south southeast (SSE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Robertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the east southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Robertson Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 5 miles [8 km] to the southeast (SE) of the Johnson Cemetery

Stevens Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Tycer Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 2 miles [3.2 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Warren Cemetery   [Map]

The cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest (NW) of the Johnson Cemetery

For an expanded list with details, please visit our List of cemeteries.

List of neighboring communities ...

The following 19 communities are within 10 miles [16.1 km] of the Johnson Cemetery.

Albany   [Map]     Loranger   [Map]    
Amite City   [Map]     Montpelier   [Map]    
Fluker   [Map]     Natalbany   [Map]    
Folsom   [Map]     Ponchatoula   [Map]    
Hammond   [Map]     Robert   [Map]    
Henry City   [Map]     Roseland   [Map]    
Holden   [Map]     Springfield   [Map]    
Husser   [Map]     Starns   [Map]    
Independence   [Map]     Tickfaw   [Map]    
Killian   [Map]      

For the full list with details, please visit our List of Communities.

Nearby communities with newspapers ...

The following communities are those where newspapers have been published and are located in the vicinity of the Johnson Cemetery. Unless otherwise noted, the following communities are located in Tangipahoa Parish.

More information can be found on our list of Local Newspapers for the Johnson Cemetery.

Amite City   [Map]
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 
Covington   [Map]
 - Located in Saint Tammany Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) of the Johnson Cemetery
 
Hammond   [Map]
 - Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 
Livingston   [Map]
 - Located in Livingston Parish
 - Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 
Ponchatoula   [Map]
 - Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of the Johnson Cemetery
 
Roseland   [Map]
 - Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) of the Johnson Cemetery
 
Springfield   [Map]
 - Located in Livingston Parish
 - Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of the Johnson Cemetery

Websites to help with your genealogy research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - you should note that they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that might help with the Johnson Cemetery:

For pages that are specific to Louisiana:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

These pages are specific to Tangipahoa Parish:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby parishes:

Ascension Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
East Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Iberville Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Jefferson Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Lafourche Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Livingston Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Orleans Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Bernard Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Charles Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Helena Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint James Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint John the Baptist Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Saint Tammany Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Baton Rouge Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
West Feliciana Parish:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Amite County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Hancock County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marion County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pearl River County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Pike County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Walthall County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Wilkinson County (MS):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Louisiana:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Tangipahoa Parish
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Louisiana
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Louisiana
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries of Louisiana,
Cemeteries of Tangipahoa Parish
 

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Louisiana

Miscellaneous References and Mentions of the Johnson Cemetery ...

Our approach is to add the name of a cemetery whenever we see it mentioned - usually in newspapers, old books or maps. Typically we have little information to start with, but we try to add detail as we continue our research. We've created the following list to keep track of the sources we found useful in our research about the Johnson Cemetery.

Referenced GNIS Record ...

GNIS ID #536083   (Name of Record: Johnson Cemetery)

Class: cemetery
County: Tangipahoa
Lat: 30.574912     Lon: -90.4248106   [Map]
Elev: 17         Map Name: Hammond

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Louisiana

About Tangipahoa Parish

About Louisiana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tangipahoa Parish: www.tangicouncil.com/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- ) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point at the Johnson Cemetery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5749, Longitude: -90.4248     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for the Johnson Cemetery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.

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